In the Main Directorate of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia in the Chelyabinsk Region, vaccination of prisoners against coronavirus infection has begun. Employees of the regional psychiatric hospital of the GUFSIN were the first to undergo the procedure of vaccination against covid. She is located in Magnitogorsk. Their example was followed by the personnel of pre-trial detention center 2. Employees of the main directorate of the territorial body of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia in Chelyabinsk also began to vaccinate. About 200 people have already been vaccinated. Preventive vaccinations against COVID-19 are also given to those in custody. Also, the convicts who are being held in the prison of the city of Verkhneuralsk have already begun to be vaccinated. “Vaccination of convicts is carried out in order to implement measures to prevent and reduce the risks of the spread of a new coronavirus infection. The vaccine "Gam-Covid-Vak" ("Sputnik V") is used, "said Tatyana Voevodova, chief sanitary doctor of the GUFSIN region. All those wishing to be vaccinated, and there are about 70 of them in a secure institution today, filled out a voluntary informed consent and a questionnaire, underwent a mandatory initial examination by doctors and received a doctor's advice. The booster vaccination will take place in 21 days. Now they are preparing for vaccination in other institutions of the regional GUFSIN.